June 05, 2007
The number of unemployed persons (6.8 million) and the unemployment rate (4.5 percent) were unchanged in May.
Over the month, the jobless rates for the major worker groups—adult men (4.0 percent), adult women (3.8 percent), teenagers (15.3 percent), whites (3.9 percent), blacks (8.2 percent), and Hispanics (5.4 percent)—showed little or no change.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, Unemployment rates by demographics, May 2007 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/jun/wk1/art02.htm (visited July 28, 2014).
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